Baridi Williamson

Photo of Baridi and his sister Donnita

Baridi and his sister Donnita on their first contact visit since the 1980s

Baridi has written several stories about his life experiences. Here is a list with links to his writings:

i Went inside My Heart To Survive The Torture (Part 2 of Shared Journey by Baridi, June 2016)

Upon leaving Pelican Bay SHU Solitary Confinement: My Firsts (of Many 🙂 ) (Part 1 of Shared Journey by Baridi, June 2016)

Baridi Williamson at Pelican Bay: ‘I met with UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan Méndez’ (SF Bayview, April 29, 2015)

Mission Statement of the Pelican Bay Human Rights Movement First Amendment Campaign (SF Bayview January 31, 2014), with Kijana Tashiri Askari, Abdul Olugbala Shakur, Kamau Askari, Sitawa Nantambu Jamaa, Sondai Kamdibe

From the Pelican Bay Human Rights Movement: For every problem, there is a solution! (SF Bayview, May 17, 2013, with by Kijana Tashiri Askari, Yafeu Iyapo, and Ifoma M. Kambon)

Hands off the Bayview: Statement from the Pelikan Bay Human Rights Movement First Amendment Campaign (SF Bayview, April 26, 2013, with Abdul Olugbala Shakur, Sondai Kamdibe Dumisani, Abasi Ganda, Ifoma Modibo Kambon, Dadisi Yero, Askari Joka, Mutope Duguma, Sitawa Nantambu Jamaa, Kijana Tashiri Askari, Yafeu I-Yapo)

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Be man enough to say ‘I’m sorry’ (SF Bayview, Oct. 29, 2012)

Freedom, justice and human rights vs. potty watch
By the Freedom and Justice Project, Pelican Bay State Prison: James Williamson, Salvador Perez, Paul Jones, James Harvey, Daryel Burnett and Kenneth Carter, in SF Bayview, October 26, 2012

CDCR’s torture affects us all: A call for a California government contract with our families and communities (SF Bayview, August 18, 2012)

Baridi was one of the signers of the important document:
Agreement to End Hostilities, Dated Aug. 12, 2012 (SF Bayview)

Please write Baridi at the following address:

James Baridi Williamson, D34288
SVSP C1-118
P.O. Box 1050
Soledad, CA 93950-1050